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Edward James TORPY

Regimental number1860
Place of birthBraidwood New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressLagoon Estate, Braidwood, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, M Torpy, Lagoon Estate, Braidwood, New South Wales
Enlistment date3 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name35th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/52/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 4 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 April 1918
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 346 Lance Corporal Patrick Edward TORPY, 17th Bn, died of wounds, 9 October 1918; 686 Pte Thomas Patrick TORPY, 19th Bn, killed in action, 14 November 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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